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Will you be buying that chip for only $40? or maybe it's going to be an exchange, plus extra money.
I'm selling the 650 for $125 and buying the 750 for $165
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You should except increased power consumption, higher temps (if using the same cpu cooler), and possibly reduced overclocking ability (due to lower cpu multiplier + more heat/power). For gaming, some (newer) games will significantly benefit, but most will not benefit. For multi-threaded cpu tasks (cpu folding???), there will be a large gain.

I know it's fun to upgrade your cpu on your current motherboard, but personally, I would spend that $165 on a i5-2500k and P67 board. i5-2500k dominates i5-650 and i5-750.

Or alternatively, save the money for bulldozer or LGA 2011 or ivy bridge.
     
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You should except increased power consumption, higher temps (if using the same cpu cooler), and possibly reduced overclocking ability (due to lower cpu multiplier + more heat/power). For gaming, some (newer) games will significantly benefit, but most will not benefit. For multi-threaded cpu tasks (cpu folding???), there will be a large gain.

I know it's fun to upgrade your cpu on your current motherboard, but personally, I would spend that $165 on a i5-2500k and P67 board. i5-2500k dominates i5-650 and i5-750.

Or alternatively, save the money for bulldozer or LGA 2011 or ivy bridge.
I'm spending all of $40 out of pocket for this upgrade. I really don't have the money to go out and buy a new mobo and CPU.
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